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UN Experts Warn US Sanctions Endangering Lives of Venezuelan Cancer Patients

The United States' attempt "to control the political agenda of Venezuela has had devastating consequences for hundreds of people undergoing treatment."

Kenny Stancil ·


Misinformation's Deadly Profit Motive

Big Tech companies continually put profits and growth over the safety of their users. We cannot wait for more people to die before we take action.

Jessica González ·


'Lives Are on the Line': Dire Warnings and Calls for Action as US Covid Cases Soar

If the Biden administration doesn't reinstate mask and distancing guidelines, one expert warned, "we could well be on our way to another national surge—and one that was entirely foreseen and entirely preventable."

Jake Johnson ·


US House Passes Bill to Protect Drinking Water, Environment From Forever Chemicals

Following the vote, Rep. Debbie Dingell said that "we are one step closer to protecting the health of Americans"

Kenny Stancil ·


New Campaign Demands World Leaders 'Stop Playing Games' and End Vaccine Apartheid

"Global leaders like President Biden cannot ignore the deadly pandemic and gross inequalities in vaccine distribution that are the backdrop of the Olympics this year."

Julia Conley ·


As US 'Drowning' in Unused Doses, WHO Chief Laments 'Horrifying Injustice' of Covid-19 Vaccine Inequity

"None of us is safe until all of us are safe. The tragedy of this pandemic is that it could have been under control by now, if vaccines had been allocated more equitably."

Brett Wilkins ·


Siberia Faces 'Airpocalypse' as Unprecedented Wildfires Engulf Region in Toxic Smoke

"Wildfires in Siberia have now burned through 3.7 million acres of land, destroying vast swaths of forest. We are in a climate emergency."

Jake Johnson ·


'A Death Sentence for So Many': Rich Nations Once Again Block Progress on Vaccine Patent Waiver

"The pandemic is a test and the world is failing," said the head of the World Health Organization.

Jake Johnson ·


Biden Clarifies 'Facebook Isn't Killing People' After Blaming Social Media Companies for Covid-19 Deaths

"It's bad information" about vaccines that is killing people, the president said.

Brett Wilkins ·


'Pandemic Is Not Over': As Delta Variant Spreads, US Surgeon General 'Worried About What Is to Come'

"Our kids depend on the people around them being protected, being vaccinated in order to shield them from the virus," said Dr. Vivek Murthy.

Kenny Stancil ·

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